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A 38-year-old member asked:

I just wanted to know can inborn error of metabolism show up later in the teen years?

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Dr. Aarathi Rangachar
21 years experience
Yes: Yes they can . IEM s ( inborn errors of metabolism ) can present in teenagers . They may manifest as acute or chronic neuropsychiatric disorders like psychosis, confusion ,hallucinations ,late onset personality changes ,mild mental retardation and also as peripheral neuropathy or seizures .

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